Yoga for migrain

Yoga Poses to Relieve Migraines
Yoga is an ancient technique that promotes holistic living through a combination of postures and breathing techniques. Yoga is a side-effect free method to fight migraine. Practising these simple yoga postures for a few minutes everyday will help prepare yourself better for the next migraine attack:
  1. Hastapadasana (Standing Forward bend)
  2. Setu Bandhasana (Bridge pose)
  3. Shishuasana (Child pose)
  4. Marjariasana (Cat stretch)
  5. Paschimottanasana (Two-legged Forward bend)
  6. Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward Facing Dog pose)
  7. Padmasana (Lotus pose)
  8. Shavasana (Corpse pose)
Hastapadasana (Standing Forward bend)
The Standing Forward bend invigorates the nervous system by increasing blood supply and also calms the mind.
Setu Bandhasana (Bridge pose)
The Bridge pose calms the brain and reduces anxiety.
Shishuasana (Child pose)
The Child pose calms down the nervous system and effectively reduces the pain.
Marjariasana (Cat stretch)
The Cat stretch improves blood circulation and also relaxes the mind.
Paschimottanasana (Two-legged Forward bend)
The Two-legged Forward bend calms the brain and relieves stress. This yoga posture also relieves headache.
Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward Facing Dog pose)
The Downward Facing Dog pose increases blood circulation to the brain and thus relieves headache.
Padmasana (Lotus pose)
The Lotus pose relaxes the mind and alleviates headache.
Shavasana (Corpse pose)
The Corpse pose rejuvenates the body by bringing it into a deep state of meditative rest. The yoga routine should be ended by lying down in this pose for a couple of minutes.